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Correspondence and diaries of Civil War surgeon, John Bennitt

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: RHC-43

John Bennitt was a physician from Centreville, Michigan. He joined the 19th Michigan Infantry Regiment as an assistant surgeon, and remained in military service until the end of the war. The collection consists of over 200 letters from John Bennitt to his wife and daughters. In them he shared his detailed observations of army life as a surgeon. Three diaries accompany the correspondence.

Dates: 1861-1865

Jim Bergers WWII papers

Identifier: RHC-168
Scope and Contents Collection of World War II era correspondence, photographs, press and personnel releases, military papers, printed material, and memorabilia of Jim Bergers. Correspondence includes letters to and from Jim Bergers from 1941 to 1945 while he was in the United States Army, as well as enclosures such as newspaper clippings and photographs. The press releases and personnel papers are written by Bergers and provide information regarding the soldiers of Fort Eustis, Fort Bragg, and Fort Hood, and...
Dates: 1941 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

Harry A. Berne letters

Identifier: RHC-119
Scope and Contents In the collection are 292 letters and envelopes. 207 were written by Harry Berne and sent to his parents and sister in St. Louis, dating from 29 January 1947 to 11 September 1949, with a few significant gaps. 49 letters were written to Harry by his sister, Marie Berne, dating from 30 January to 19 April 1947; 17 letters were written to Harry by his parents, Henry and Marigold Berne, dating from 5 February to 15 April 1947. Finally, there are 19 letters written to Harry and other...
Dates: 1947 - 1955; (bulk) 1947-1948

Biddle, Harry A. letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-105
Content Description Collection contains 33 letters written by Harry A. Biddle, Carpenters Mate, 2nd Class, 61st Naval Construction Battalion (Seabees), Company C, 2nd Platoon, to his wife Mary. 14 April 1943 to 9 January 1944. She was living at 2067 Nereid Avenue, Apt. 66, Bronx, New York through 1943, and relocated to Cos Cob, Connecticut in January 1944.Contents generally describe conditions in and around the 61st N.C.B. stationed at Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, although the location is...
Dates: 1943 - 1944

Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE) records

Identifier: GV031-07
Collection Description

Contains electronic planning and program documents, website, and photographs, as well as conference materials and memorabilia of the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education hosted by Grand Valley State Unviersity from August 3-7, 2014.

Dates: 2012 - 2015

Grace Bedell Billings correspondence

Identifier: RHC-74
Collection Description

Correspondence to Grace Bedell Billings from friends, family, and from individuals requesting autographs and information about the letter she sent to Lincoln, 1925-1928.

Dates: 1925-1928

Biology Department files

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: GV246-01
Content Description

Collection contains Grand Valley Biology Department files. Includes memoranda, minutes, curriculum development files, self evaluation reports, student assessment reports, and other files related to the history of the department.

Dates: 1970-2011

Bits & Bytes

 Series — Box: 97
Identifier: GV045-03

Occasional news publication of Information Technology.

Dates: 1991-1992

Academic and Student Affairs Committee meetings

Identifier: GV004-09
Scope and Contents

Contains meeting agendas, minutes, supplemental materials and related correspondence of the Academic and Student Affairs Committee of the GVSU Board of Control from 1979 to 1986. Also includes one file of general correspondence between the Provost's Office and the Board of Control, dating between 1983 and 2002.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1979 - 1986; 1979 - 2002

Board of Trustees administrative files

Identifier: GV001-03
Abstract Grand Valley State University is an institution of higher education established by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and governed by the Board of Trustees (previously Board of Control). The Board consists of eight members appointed by the Michigan governor and confirmed by the Senate. The legal authority for GVSU is vested in the Board of Trustees. Such decisions as those regarding fiscal matters, academic programs, and the employment of University faculty and staff are ultimately made by...
Dates: 1960 - 2001

Board of Trustees minutes and board books

Identifier: GV001-01
Abstract Grand Valley State University is an institution of higher education established by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and governed by the Board of Trustees (previously Board of Control). The Board consists of eight members appointed by the Michigan governor and confirmed by the Senate. The legal authority for GVSU is vested in the Board of Trustees. Such decisions as those regarding fiscal matters, academic programs, and the employment of University faculty and staff are ultimately made by...
Dates: 1960-2013

Boccaccio's Discourse

 Series — Box: 127
Identifier: GV243-01

The Grand Valley Writing Center, part of the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies Fred Meijer Center for Writing and Michigan Authors, was created in 1979. It began as a student academic tutoring resource that was introduced along with the SWS program. Boccaccio's Discourse began in 1996 and ended after the 1999-2000 academic year, but changed the title to Write Club at the beginning of the 2000-2001 academic year. Collection contains issues of the newsletter.

Dates: 1996-2000

James E. Boring papers

Identifier: RHC-90
Collection Description

Collection contains the business and personal papers of James Boring, spanning from 1949 to 1986. The business files primarily document Boring's activities as the Director of Ground Transportation Division of Air Asia Company Limited in Taipei, Taiwan in the 1960s and early 1970s. Also included in the collection are personal papers, including documentation of Boring's employment history, moving records, personal correspondence.

Dates: 1949-1986

Judson T. Bradford papers

Identifier: RHC-41
Collection Description Collection documents the involvement of Judson Bradford and other residents of Holland, Michigan in the founding of Grand Valley State University. Materials include Citizen Advisory Council records, correspondence with L. William Seidman and others, GVSC publications and promotional materials, notices and invitations, and newspaper articles. Also includes interview conducted in 2011 by President's Office for Grand Valley's 50th Anniversary and an employee stock ownership advocacy notebook...
Dates: 1960-2013


 Series — Box: 70
Identifier: GV028-11

Collection of student literature published by Ellipsis, a student literary organization. 1995-1996.

Dates: 1995-1996

Bridge, The

 Series — Box: 108
Identifier: GV056-07

Career Services Office bi-annual newsletter for and by faculty. Winter 1996-Winter 2004.

Dates: 1994-2004

Bronze Mirror, The

 Series — Box: 125
Identifier: GV075-03

East Asian Studies newsletter.

Dates: 2005

Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies annual reports

Identifier: GV040-01

The Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies at GVSU challenges students to integrate the perspectives, knowledge, and methodologies of multiple fields of study. It offers several major and minor areas of study which have social justice components to them, such as Liberal Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Area Studies; LGBTQ Studies; and Environmental Studies. Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies was named after Jim and Donna Brooks of Holland, Michigan.

Dates: 2013-

Bulb, The

 Series — Box: 71
Identifier: GV028-12

Newsletter published by the students of the biomedical communications program after the GVSC reorganization. May 1983.

Dates: 1980-1983

Bull Frog Pond

Identifier: GV017-08
Abstract Information about campus events, advice to Thomas Jefferson College students, op-ed pieces. The name was brought back in 1995 for a special edition sent out to TJC alumni containing a history of TJC, reconnection opportunities, and works submitted by TJC alumni. Succeeded by TJC Newsletter following suspension of the program. Series also contains issues of "I Remember Bull Frog Pond" (1991) and "Bull Frog Pond" (1995) published by Alumni...
Dates: 1970-1973, 1991, 1995; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1973

Business and Finance Office. Internal audit reports

Identifier: GV029-03
Collection Description Internal audits review departmental operations with the objective of evaluating and presenting recommendations relating to department efficiency. Audits of advertising and publications (1973); computer installations and activities, motor pool operations, Urban and Environmental Studies activities, room and board fee waivers, athletic scholarships (1974); bookstore operations, graphic services, plant improvement, travel and conferences, and WGVC-TV (1975); community affairs, mail room,...
Dates: 1973-1978

Business and Finance Office. State audit reports

Identifier: GV029-04
Collection Description

Audit reports of Grand Valley's assets from 1963 to 1984. These audits were performed by the State Audit division's Department of the Auditor General. The reports review Grand Valley's accounting systems and records to determine the adequacy of procedures and extent of internal control.

Dates: 1963-1984

Business Direct Weekly

Identifier: RHP-34
Scope and Contents

Published to serve the West Michigan business community. Subsequently published as Michigan Business Review.

Dates: Publication: 1997-2004

Business Outlook: The Quarterly Report for West Michigan

 Series — Box: 91
Identifier: GV035-08

Quarterly journal published by the Upjohn Institute and the Seidman School of Business to assess and project business activity in the West Michigan area. (Collaboration with GVSU).

Dates: 1984

Camp Fire Girls collection

Identifier: RHC-180
Content Description

Collection of handbooks, magazines, printed ephemera, uniforms, scrapbooks and diaries, organizational reports, and artifacts relating to the Camp Fire Girls youth scouting organization, spanning from around 1912 to the mid 1960s.

Dates: circa 1912-1966

Campaign and promotions files

Identifier: GV002-05

Records, calendars, clippings, programs and other promotional materials relating to the buildings, groundbreakings and dedication ceremonies of GVSU campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids, and Muskegon, Michigan.

In 2012 the President's office shared the responsibility with Development for projects on the Allendale and Grand Rapids campuses. Materials combined along with other promotional materials related to the events.

Dates: 1962-2013

Campus and building planning files

Identifier: GV002-06
Scope and Contents

Series contains proposals, project descriptions, plans and drawings, schematics and other planning documents about Grand Valley buildings and spaces on the Allendale and Grand Rapids campuses.

Dates: 1960-2008

Campus Connection events calendar

 Series — Box: 111
Identifier: GV068-07

Student Activities events guide-at-a-glance monthly calendar.

Dates: 1980-1990

Campus Connection Magazine

 Series — Box: 111
Identifier: GV068-08

Student Activities events guide-at-a-glance monthly magazine.

Dates: 1990-1994

Campus Wellness

 Series — Box: 109
Identifier: GV062-02

Office of Health, Recreation and Wellness newsletter.

Dates: 1998-2002

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